Photographs from the Central Malleable Iron Works Fire

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Title

Photographs from the Central Malleable Iron Works Fire

Subject

Fires
Photo File: Fires
Decatur IL
November 1904

Description

Photographs from the Central Malleable Iron Works fire, formerly the Loeb foundry and Sattley foundry, located at 765 N. Lowber St. The fire was discovered at 10:30 p.m. on November 14, 1904, and was said to have been blazing for at least an hour before it was discovered. After being notified Chief Devore's wagon broke down on the way to the fire but he managed to get there on time. Captain Morthland was thrown from a building during the incident and suffered a broken arm and bruised side. The building was considered a total loss and estimated at $35,000.

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Photo File: Fires

Publisher

Herald and Review
Decatur Public Library, Decatur IL

Date

11/14/1904

Contributor

Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

none

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

FR3 FR4

Coverage

Fires, Photo File: Fires, Decatur IL, 1904

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5.5 x 8"
7 x 9.25"

Files

FR3-CENTRAL_MALLEABLE_IRON_WORKS-1,11-14-1904.jpg
FR4-CENTRAL_MALLEABLE_IRON_WORKS-2,11-14-1904.jpg

Collection

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photographs from the Central Malleable Iron Works Fire,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed July 18, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/3100.